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Welcome to the Fire Engineering Fire Dynamics topic center, the industry's most trusted resource for information on fire behavior, dynamic fire events, and the latest fire-related research. Recognizing these events is critical to successful firefighting operations and here firefighters will find what they need to know regarding best practices, personal protective equipment, and the latest science and technology to survive these forces on the fireground.

Firefighters Battle Two-Alarm Fire at East Orange (NJ) Diner

March 11, 2015

Fire crews responded late Monday to a fire that went to two-alarms at a diner in East Orange, New Jersey, and fire photographer Dan Clerico got some photos and video from the scene.

Humpday Hangout: The 'Vertical Lumberyard'

March 11, 2015

On today's Humpday Hangout, talk fireground tactics with Bill Gustin, Mike Dugan, and their guests.

FDIC International Keynoter Steve Kerber: Fire Service Needs to Find the Right Partners

March 10, 2015

FDIC Conference Director Diane Rothschild recently spoke with Stephen Kerber, Director, UL Firefighter Safety Research Institute, who will give his keynote on “Finding a Voice for Fire Service Progress” at the FDIC 2015 Opening Ceremony, about the whole FDIC “experience.”

Construction Concerns: Fire Doors

March 9, 2015

Fire-rated doors can provide a valuable line of defense for firefighters. Greg Havel has more on this building construction feature.

Two New Jersey Firefighters Hurt in Commercial Building Fire

March 8, 2015

Two firefighters were injured Friday night battling a fire on Easton Avenue

Three-Alarm Fire Damages Nine Homes in Baltimore

March 5, 2015

Firefighters battled a three-alarm fire in northwest Baltimore.

Florida Firefighters Extinguish Four-Alarm Warehouse Fire

March 5, 2015

Miami-Dade Fire Rescue crews have put out a 4-alarm fire at a warehouse in Opa-locka, after nearly three hours of battling the flames.

Survey: Do Fire Hoses Burn?

March 5, 2015

If you or your fire department has experienced a burn-through of a fire attack hose, please contribute to the improvement of firefighter safety by filling out this survey.

What Would You Do? Two-Story Residential

March 3, 2015

In this new scenario and video from Skip Coleman, test out your tactical approaches to fires in a residential building.

No One Is Reinventing the Fire Service

March 2, 2015

Brian P. Kazmierzak asks: Why are we afraid of the science? In this commentary, Kazmierzak offers his take on the war of words being waged in social media regarding modern fire science and its adherents.

FE Talk Archive: SLICERS and DICERS

Bobby Halton talks with Eddie Buchanan and Ray McCormack.

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